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Sparkleberry, Farkleberry
Vaccinium arboreum
Ericaceae
 
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.

Salt Water Tolerance: Low; does not tolerate long-term flooding by salt or brackish water.

Salt Wind Tolerance: Moderate; grows near salt water, but is protected from direct salt spray by other vegetation.

Light Requirements: Full sun to light shade

Wildlife and Ecology: Provides significant food and cover for wildlife. Nectar plant for butterflies.

Comments: We are currently adding data for this species for central and northern Florida. If you would like to contribute information or images, please contact George Gann via the IRC staff page.



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